Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das Friday directed all the Block Development Officers and Circle Officers that farmers should get the benefits of Pradhanmantri Kissan Samman Nidhi Yojana and Mukhyamantri Krishi Aashirwad Yojana on time.
Addressing a meeting with all the BDOs and COs of the state he said that the applications filed by the farmers should be cleared on within a week and said that the work should be done on a mission mode. He said that special focus should be given on dalit and tribal farmers and said that in order to make a New India and New Jharkhand the officials needed to make a change in their work culture.
Mr Das said that in the month of July farmers will get the first installment while during the time of Durga Puja the second installment will be paid so that they can buy the fertilisers, seeds and other necessary materials on time and also instructed them to be sensitive over the problems of people.
Mr Das said that the people of the state are facing lots of problem for caste certificate and asked the officials to issue them the required certificate and if the name is not in the Khatiyaan than after approval from Gram Sabha in rural areas and ward committee in urban areas the caste certificate should be used and said that such types of problems should not be brought to his notice.
He said that for tribals once the certificate should be issued and they should not face any problem. He asked the circle officers to ensure that the honourary sum for Manki Munda, Gram Pradhan, etc are paid within a week and such persons should also be identified by them and he also directed to prepare a list of such persons whose name is missing from the list.
The Chief Minister said by September 30 all the schemes approved by the Gram Sabha should be realised on the ground by the BDOs and said that when people are dissatisfied than the government gets a bad name. He said that in Independent India service of the people is the main motto and said to the officials that red tape will not be tolerated and advocated the need for better relations between people and administration.
Those present in the meeting also included Rural Development Minister Neelkanth Singh Munda, Tourism Minister Amar Kumar Bauri, Chief Secretary DK Tiwari, Development Commissioner Sukhdeo Singh and others